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Why is slope represented by the letter m?Any help is appreciated.
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The slope is rise over run
Posted by aeshapatel123 on November 25, 2011 at 1:51 AM (Answer #4)
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I believe rozo711 has come closest to an accurate answer. I just have one or two pieces to add and the link below will help. I believe slope is represented by an 'm' due to the Latin word 'modus' which means measure. See the link below for more details.
Posted by dwbettine on November 26, 2011 at 7:28 AM (Answer #5)
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